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4-H Newsletter - Tishomingo County

Extension Office Closed for the Holidays

As we approach the holiday season, we want to remind you that our office will be closed December 23, 2019—January 1, 2020. We will re-open January 2, 2020. We hope you are able to spend time with those closest to you. If we can do anything for you as a 4-H member, parent, or volunteer, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Feel free to share new ideas for the upcoming 4-H year so we can make it the best ever! May you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!

Text Notification Reminders

To sign up to receive reminders about upcoming events, text @tishco4-h (in the message area) to 81010 (in the recipient box).

2019 Awards Banquet

We appreciate everyone who attended the 2019 Awards Banquet. The members and volunteers are to be commended for all their hard work and dedication to the program over the past year. We are looking forward to the future of our program and hope to make 2020 even better. Please continue to work hard and be as active as possible in the 4-H program.

Junior Standard of Excellence Awards

  • Josie Cox
  • John-Wyatt Daily

Junior High Point Standard of Excellence Award

  • Josie Cox

Senior Standard of Excellence Awards

  • Presley McMillian
  • Maggie-Clare Pruitt

Senior High Point Standard of Excellence Award

  • Presley McMillian

Outstanding Volunteer Award

  • Michael Vestal

Rookie Volunteer Award

  • Becky Walker

Congratulations to everyone!

Remember that everything you do in 4-H is worth points on your Standard of Excellence application. This includes workshops held at the office, club work, contests, community service, etc. Keep track of all of your activities so that you may include them on the 2020 application.

Upcoming Events

  • Our next Craft Club meeting will be held Thursday, December 5 at 4 PM at the Extension Office.
  • Our next Cooking Club meeting will be on Monday, December 9 at 4 PM at the Extension Office.
  • The next Dog Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 5:30 PM at Blue Springs Park Community Building.
  • Our next Sewing Club meeting will be on Thursday, December 12 at 3:30 PM at the Extension Office.

Iuka Christmas Parade

The Iuka Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 6 at 6:30 PM. We need a minimum of ten 4-H members committed to participating in order for us to have a float entered in the parade. Please let us know by December 3 if you plan to participate. We will let everyone know the time and location we will be meeting at via Remind text messages.

Livestock Information

2020 Northeast District Livestock Show: January 17-18 in Verona
2020 Dixie National: January 30-February 6 in Jackson

Mississippi 4-H Volunteer Leader's Annual Conference

February 21-22, 2020 @ MSU. More information about this event will be released in the next newsletter.

December 2019 Calendar

December 5: Craft Club, 4 PM @ Extenstion Office

December 9: Cooking Club, 4 PM @ Extension Office

December 10: Dog Club, 5:30 PM @ Blue Spring Park

December 12: Sewing Club, 3:30 PM @ Extension Office

December 23-31: Extension Office Closed

Zach Yow,
Emily Cox,
238 Kaki Street
Iuka, MS 38852
(662) 423-7016

Please be sure to read your newsletters and let us know which activities you plan to participate in.

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Portrait of Mr. George Zachary Yow
Extension Agent I*
Portrait of Ms. Emily Hope Vestal
Extension Agent II